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Registration for the 2018 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation is now open!:




Tourism office promotes Montana's winter experience:


Winter is coming and for a lot of people, that means it's time to head outdoors for some skiing or snowboarding. The Montana Department of Commerce http://commerce.mt.gov/ is hoping to bring in those ...


2018 Governor's Conference On Tourism & Recreation - 4/15/18 - Big Sky:


MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE 2018 GOVERNOR'S CONFERENCE Tourism is one of Montana's leading industries, but it's more than just leisure--it's an opportunity. With 12.4 million visitors spending ...


The State of Montana Office of Tourism & Economic Development renews tourism contract:


"They (Hoffman) have done great work for us," Honeycutt said. "The Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development is innovating like it hasn't in decades." By Lewis Kendall Chronicle Staff ...


Big Sky Trust Fund and Workforce Training Grant Updates - Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development Finance Assistance Bureau:


The Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund (BSTF) at the Department of Commerce is still accepting applications for fiscal year 2018. BSTF provides state funds to promote long-term stable economic ...


Popular 'Get Lost' Logo Now Available for Montana Businesses to Use:


Good news for people who love to share their pride in Montana: The "Get Lost" logo is now available for Montana businesses to use through a license agreement with the Department of Commerce. "Get Lost ...


The power of a strong story, breathtaking scenery 25 years after A River Runs Through It was released How Montana's visitor economy was transformed following a studio film :


Prospective students to MSU-Bozeman in the 90's stopped by film location spots on campus as part of the tour to entice enrollment, a savvy Gallatin raft guide could guarantee a good tip when they intertwined ...


Voices of Montana Tourism:




Montana Destination Brand Research Study - Montana is a place set apart, both physically and culturally, that attracts those with freedom and adventure in their hearts.:


Although Montana may not yet be a first-tier destination in the minds of international travelers, the state is positioned to capture visitation from international travelers, particularly those who ...


Presentations from the 2017 Montana Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation:




Marketing Montana: How A State With 1 Million Residents Lured 12 Million Annual Visitors:


Montana is long on the natural resources all outdoor-minded tourists love--after all, it's home to both Glacier National Park and a sizable part of Yellowstone National Park--yet, when it comes to broadcasting ...


Why Montana is a State of Mind, Not Just a State:


The Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development is working smarter thanks to new research that zeroes in on who is most likely to visit Montana, and how tourism marketing efforts can reach those ...


"Discover Your Montana Moment" - Montana Launches New Warm Season Marketing Campaign:


For families in most neighboring states, Montana's unspoiled nature can be experienced over a long weekend on just a tank of gas. That's one of the reasons that the Montana Department of Commerce is targeting ...


'Tongue-in-cheek' Colorado ad thanks Utah for passing .05 DUI law:


..."We know you've always been a little 'quirky' when it comes to alcohol laws, but this is really out there." The note is signed, "Sincerely, Colorado." By Dennis Romboy@dennisromboy Full ...


Destination Montana: Governor's conference looks to capture more #MontanaMoments:


"What we're looking for are people who will provide a high degree of economic impact and are excited about Montana," TOM KUGLIN tom.kuglin@helenair.com Full Story: http://helenair.com/business/destination-montana-governor-s-conference-looks-to-capture-more-montanamoments/article_de2bc18b-f3dc-53d9-8d0a-b7c1447b9fda.html *** Governor ...


Two Butte entities recognized at state tourism conference:


Two Mining City entities are being recognized for their contributions to tourism and recreation advocacy in Montana. Representatives for Butte.Elevated -- a tourism campaign launched last spring by ...


Butte.Elevated wins Marketing Campaign of the Year at the Montana Tourism Awards.:


This goes out to the entire Butte community. Together we are changing the dialogue and making an impact. Congratulations! The Butte. Elevated. brand is about showcasing positive content, authentic ...


Ekalaka, Montana's 'Dino Shindig' wins "Event of the Year" at the Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation :


The Dino Shindig http://cartercountymuseum.org/events/shindig-2-2/ , put on every summer since 2013 by the Carter County Museum in Ekalaka, was named "Event of the Year" Monday night during the Governor's ...


Governor Bullock Announces 2017 Montana Tourism Award Winners:


Governor Steve Bullock on Monday night joined attendees of the Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation http://www.mtgovernorsconference.com/ to congratulate nominees and winners of the 2017 ...


Thank You To Our 2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation Sponsors March 12-14 in Helena.:


The 2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation wouldn't be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. During the conference, sponsors will have black and gold ribbons attached ...


Montana Small Business Development Centers Help Launch 73 New Companies:


Small businesses across the state are sharing their success stories as the Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network reflects on a productive year in which it helped to create or retain ...


Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund - Training helps local Bozeman, Montana businesses to grow while staying productive:


Bringing more jobs to a growing Bozeman is about more than just money needed for salaries, but when asked what else local businesses needed to be successful, one answer stood out. "The answer came ...


National SBIR/STTR Conference, 5/15-17, Washington D.C.:


Save the Date! National SBIR/STTR Conference Where: Gaylord Hotel and Conference Center, Washington D.C. National Harbor When: May 15-17, 2017 http://www.nationalsbirconference.com As ...


Calling All Superheros - It's a Bird. It's a Plane. It's a Welcome Reception - 2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation:


Comic books have captured America's imagination since the late 1930s. Today, events like the San Diego Comic-Con draw more than 150,000 fans to celebrate comics and other pop culture media by dressing ...


2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation - Arrive Early and Explore the Queen City of the Rockies - March 12-14 :


If you've explored Montana, then you've probably visited the Capital City before. But don't think you've already experienced everything there is to see and do here. Our friends at the Helena Tourism ...


Nominate a Partner (or Yourself!) For a Montana Tourism Award:


Nominations for the Montana Tourism Awards, to be presented Academy Awards-style at the Monday-night banquet of the 2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation, are now open! The Montana Tourism ...


Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development Agenda Highlights: New & Updated Features:


The agenda for the 2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation is now available at http://www.MTGovernorsConference.com! Expect a few additions before the conference opens March ...


2017 Governor's Conference On Tourism And Recreation, 3/12-14, Helena, Montana:


GOVERNOR'S CONFERENCE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Registration for the 2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation is now open! Join us in Helena March 12-14 at the Radisson Colonial Hotel ...


Shark Tank Live Pitch Business Plan Competition, 3/12-14, Helena, Montana :


For the first time, our annual Shark Tank competition will join forces with the Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation! Apply by February to pitch your business idea live with an audience ...


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